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Published on July 2nd, 2015 | by Lili Nimlo

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House of Saint Helens slays with insane Pride concert

House of Saint Helens will host a gigantic Gay Pride celebration Concert on July 11th at Club Silverstone.

This is producer Kawika (Coco) Ridep’s second Pride concert- his first was a huge success at last year’s Tacoma Pride.  Check out the 2015 lineup of La Femme, featuring rappers, singers, DJs, and drag:

Headlining the show is RYE RYE, a poppy, rambunctious Baltimore rapper who caught the attention of artists like Blaqstarr and MIA at a young age and has been making music with them and others (like Robyn) since.

Awkwafina: a Queens born artist who has carved out a place for herself in the rap scene with her often funny, always upfront flows.

Cazwell: a dance/hip hop artist with a campy, sexy bent towards LGBTQ themes (check out his most recent mixtape, Summer of Rachet.)

Murphy Maxwell: beloved Tacoma local singer unafraid of vocal runs and riffs, delivers with intricate and unexpected beats and arresting performance style.

Considered by many to be a top club DJ in both the Seattle and New York scenes, Colby b earned regular spots spinning at Neumos and Chop Suey, and now plays in NY clubs Le Bain, Marquee, EVR and more.

DJ Kidd Madonny: an electronic dance DJ from Miami, recognized as an accomplished innovator in the club music scene.

Flave: a Seattle DJ, Flave creates funk and disco inspired beats.  

Along with an impressive musical lineup, see performances from top Seattle drag queens Cucci Binaca  and Cherry Markos.

Le FemmeThis concert will be hosted and MCed by the Illustrious Ms. Hattie HotpantsAn actress, artist and burlesque performer from Olympia.

This amazing line-up of talented and sought after artists from here in Tacoma and around the country is a testament to the power of the Tacoma Pride movement.

The show is a great chance to see musicians, each impressive on their own, come together to show love and support for the community.

 

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Lili Nimlo

A Northwest writer, Lili contributes to Post Defiance and 253rdstreet.com.



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